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Rash after protected sex with HIV+ The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

About a month ago, I engaged in penetrating anal sex with an HIV+ male. I was not penetrated. A condom was used and it remained intact. Other activities included deep kissing, masturbation and fingering of my anus. About a week later, I developed a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Acute Retroviral Syndrome, dated January3, 1997, goes into the details of recent HIV infection in greater detail. Ifyou had protected intercourse, and your only other activities were kissing,masturbation and fingering, you would be considered at... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally... Read more »

Serum HIV test Neg but HIV anti-body test positive

My Serum HIV test for Life insureance was negative, two weeks later i donated blood and was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN Body Passes Standard to Protect HIV-Positive Employees From Discrimination

...states that "no workers should be required to take an HIV test or disclose their HIV status," and that workers "should enjoy protection of their privacy, including confidentiality related to HIV and AIDS," according to the UN News Centre ... Read more »
Search for a Cure

Fixing the Body: An Immune-Based Approach to HIV

...the enemy looks like and then gun down the enemy, attacking it either directly with chemical weapons like 'neutralizing antibodies' (stuff that sticks to the germ like glue and kills it or stops it from working), or indirectly by killing cells... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Read more »
The Body PRO

Human Trial of Vaginal Microbicide Gel PRO 2000 Finds Some Level of HIV Protection

...attaching to the virus and preventing the virus from attaching to host cells. BufferGel works by enhancing the body's natural protection against HIV through maintaining an acidic pH in the vagina. In the study, we followed women and provided... Read more »
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HIV Infection

Posted by StanDuminy
...from sex is to not have sex-but people can have safer sex. Using condoms properly every time you have sex is the best method of protection. HIV is transmitted through an exchange in certain body fluids. The fluids that transmit HIV are blood,... Read more »

fever and body pain after 4 and 7 and month -ve?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...headaches, tiredness after testing negative at 4 and months. Any change both elisa's could be wrong? (My exposure was a 1 time protected exposure with a prositute. Ejaculated inside of her. Condom did not slip, break or anything. Should I go... Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...our worries. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) says: The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. Most people will develop detectable antibodies within 3 months after... Read more »